R2 Wine Company

Sonoma

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Pair of winemaking brothers regale tasting-room guests with complex and fruity vintages culled from local vineyards

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Promotional value expires Oct 18, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid for upgrades. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Countless rules of etiquette surround wine tastings, from tips for sampling each vintage’s bouquet to bans on novelty guzzling helmets. Savor wine from a grown-up glass with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

$25 for a wine tasting for two (a $56 total value), including:

  • Wine tasting for two (a $16 value)
  • One bottle of 2009 vin de blancs (a $28 value)
  • $12 toward any wine purchase (bottles range from $24 to $38)<p>

$45 for a wine tasting for four (a $112 total value), including: * Wine tasting for four (a $32 value) * Two bottles of 2009 vin de blancs (a $56 value) * $24 toward any wine purchase (bottles range from $24 to $38)<p>

Guests gather in the open-air, earth-toned tasting room in downtown Sonoma to sample wines culled from local vineyards. The roster of grape libations available includes the crisp vin de blancs, the fruity grenache blanc, the rich Black Pine pinot noir, the complex Rhapsody rhone, and the lush chardonnay, all of which are 2010 vintages. As participants sip away, proprietors Roger and Richard Roessler are on hand most days to share insider insights to winemaking.<p>

R2 Wine Company

R2 Wine Company takes its name from its founders, Roger and Richard Roessler, two brothers who combine their years of business and restaurant-industry experience to bottle up the rare and delicious tastes of Sonoma’s sunny vineyards. With the aid of expert viticulturist and winemaker Byron Kosuge, the two brothers show their love for the noble grape with a wealth of original vintages, such as the complex Rhapsody rhone that epitomizes the cool, bright terroir of the Santa Ynez Valley, or the Red Birds pinot noir, which celebrates the secret wine press in the St. Louis Cardinals’ dugout. Curious guests congregate for vino-sipping soirees at the earthy-hued tasting room off the Sonoma Plaza, or join the wine club for regular deliveries of mouthwatering vintages and invitations to members-only events and tastings.:m]]

R2 Wine Company

R2 Wine Company takes its name from its founders, Roger and Richard Roessler, two brothers who combine their years of business and restaurant-industry experience to bottle up the rare and delicious tastes of Sonoma's sunny vineyards. With the aid of expert viticulturist and winemaker Drew Huffine, the two brothers show their love for the noble grape with a wealth of original vintages, such as the complex Rhapsody rhone that epitomizes the cool, bright terroir of the Santa Ynez Valley, or the Red Birds pinot noir, which celebrates the brothers love for their hometown team. Curious guests congregate for vino-sipping soirees at the earthy-hued tasting room off the Sonoma Plaza, or join the wine club for regular deliveries of mouthwatering vintages and invitations to members-only events and tastings.

Customer Reviews

My guests really liked the tasting room environment, and the fact that they served until 6 pm. It allowed for a relaxing enjoyment of the late afternoon sun in Sonoma. The host was fun, and kept all our various preferences in mind, when it came to further serving, and purchasing.
Marilyn K. · October 1, 2012
Thank you for a delightful and informative time at your tasting room. We are locals and truly appreciate the warm, friendly atmoshpere. The wines are supurb. A great experience.
Sue M. · July 18, 2012
Thanks for the R2 experience...relaxing and refreshing!!
Richard L. · June 20, 2012

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